Pandemic-fueled headwinds have riddled the logistics industry over the past two years. Most coronavirus-related challenges will prove temporary. Other impacts — like the uptick in online shopping — appear to be more or less permanent.
This swift rise in online shopping since the start of the pandemic has stressed an already-taxed industry. Perhaps most notably, online spending growth has led to significantly increased demand in the less-than-truckload space. LTL providers across the board saw strong demand trends from 2021 carry over into the first quarter of 2022, which would normally represent the slowest part of the year.
To better understand the state of the LTL market in light of this rise in e-commerce, FreightWaves teamed up with BlueGrace Logistics to survey shippers about their approaches to LTL shipping in today’s environment. Complete the form below to access your complimentary copy of the complete report.